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There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to Musselburgh by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

$16 - $21

Cheapest option

Bus, line 44 bus via Camelon, Sensory Centre  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Camelon, Mariner Centre X37
  2. Take the bus from Camelon, Sensory Centre to Haymarket Station 38
  3. Take the line 44 bus from Haymarket Station to Musselburgh, Police Station 44 / ...

$10 - $12

2 alternative options

Bus Scottish Citylink, line 44 bus  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station 900 / ...
  2. Take the line 44 bus from Edinburgh, Dublin Street to Musselburgh, Police Station 44 / ...

$10 - $18

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Musselburgh 54.4 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Musselburgh is to bus and line 44 bus which costs £7 - £9 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Musselburgh is to drive which costs £9 - £13 and takes 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Musselburgh station. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Musselburgh, Police Station via Edinburgh, Dublin Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Musselburgh. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Queen Street and arriving at Musselburgh via Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 47 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Musselburgh is 47 miles. The road distance is 54.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Musselburgh without a car is to train which takes 1 h 47 min and costs £12 - £16.

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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Glasgow to Musselburgh, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Musselburgh bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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Glasgow to Musselburgh train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Glasgow Queen Street station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Musselburgh is to train which takes 1 h 47 min and costs £12 - £16. Alternatively, you can bus and line 44 bus, which costs £7 - £14 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Musselburgh.
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  • Distance: 47.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Musselburgh, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow to Musselburgh every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $15 - $19 and the journey takes 1 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Musselburgh via Edinburgh, Bus Station and Edinburgh, Dublin Street in around 1 h 57 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
Lothian Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.co.uk
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Dublin Street to Musselburgh, Police Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Haymarket Station to Musselburgh, Police Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Camelon, Mariner Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Camelon, Sensory Centre to Haymarket Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First

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Glasgow to Musselburgh bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, arrive at Musselburgh, Police Station.

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Glasgow to Musselburgh train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Musselburgh is 54 miles. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Glasgow to Musselburgh.

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